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Super Micro Computer Inc
SMCI : NASDAQ : Technology
$26.92 up0.59 | 2.24%
Today's Range: 26.23 - 27.14
Avg. Daily Volume: 691,100
10/13/15 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

SUPER MICRO COMPUTER INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing net income growth, but not when comparing revenue growth. SUPER MICRO COMPUTER INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.92 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The liquidity decreased from the same period a year ago, despite already having weak liquidity to begin with. This would indicate deteriorating cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 31.95% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)573.59428.07
EBITDA ($mil)42.9928.31
EBIT ($mil)40.7926.54
Net Income ($mil)26.716.55

Balance Sheet Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)95.4496.87
Total Assets ($mil)1089.81796.33
Total Debt ($mil)95.0546.63
Equity ($mil)618.92469.06

Profitability Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Gross Profit Margin16.0315.93
EBITDA Margin7.496.61
Operating Margin7.116.2
Sales Turnover1.831.84
Return on Assets9.346.8
Return on Equity16.4511.54
Debt Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Current Ratio2.012.1
Interest Expense0.310.22
Interest Coverage132.0119.55

Share Data Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)47.4345.3
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share13.0510.36
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume638714.0717898.0


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 14.11 for the Computers & Peripherals industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.21. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.44 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.68 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.28. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.

1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SMCI 16.07 Peers 14.11   SMCI NM Peers 8.48

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

SMCI is trading at a premium to its peers.


Neutral. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

SMCI's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.

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premium   discount
  Price to
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SMCI 11.28 Peers 12.49   SMCI 0.84 Peers 0.40

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

SMCI is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Premium. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

SMCI trades at a significant premium to its peers.

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premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
SMCI 2.44 Peers 4.28   SMCI 70.68 Peers 18.70

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

SMCI is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

SMCI is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SMCI 0.76 Peers 2.40   SMCI 35.71 Peers 17.97

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

SMCI is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

SMCI has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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